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CPUC to Weigh $31.9M in Fund-A Support for 2024

The California Public Utilities Commission would provide about $31.9 million in California High Cost Fund-A support next year to 10 small ILECs under a draft resolution (T-17806) released Tuesday. The CPUC may consider the item at its Jan. 11 meeting.…

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The small ILECs requested about $32.6 million but CPUC staff recommended less after considering final net interstate expense adjustment data from the National Exchange Carrier Association, a corrected calculation of an intercarrier compensation reduction and applying the means test, the draft said.